ENGLISH 126 - Community-Engaged Writing
Fall 2022, Section 003
Instruction Mode: Section 003 is   Hybrid (see other Sections below)
Subject: English Language and Literature (ENGLISH)
Department: LSA English Language & Literature
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Details

Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
FYWR
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

In this special section of writing, our class will work as a team to form an equitable relationship with a community partner. Assignments will develop reflective writing in order to understand how personal decisions contribute to the overall care, well-being, or positive functioning of individuals, groups, organizations and communities that are a part of one’s life. We will craft respectful dialogue, listen to others in order to understand needs and goals, perspectives and interests, while practicing humility. This course will not only improve a student’s writing skills, but also better prepare students for engagement with persons and organizations possibly outside of your usual realm of study. By reading deeply, sympathetically, and critically, by developing a respectful dialogue with a range of perspectives, we will deepen our empathy and hone our written communication skills. Whether students are providing copywriting, proofreading, editing of podcast transcripts, and / or original copy for our partner’s social media feeds or websites, they will be expected to meet deadlines in groups. As such, this is a course for students who enjoy working with others, who would like to branch out from more traditional academic assignments, to learn to improve writing skills in a community engaged context with an open mind and heart. The local community partner we will work with over the semester might be a magazine or independent news organization. TBD.

Class Format:

This section will be hybrid, 70% in person and 30% remote. 

Schedule

ENGLISH 126 - Community-Engaged Writing
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
  Hybrid
27376
Open
1
 
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
002 (REC)
 In Person
27490
Closed
0
 
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MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
003 (REC)
  Hybrid
29592
Closed
0
 
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MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
004 (REC)
 In Person
29593
Closed
0
1MCSP
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM

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